Latest CERN Stories

2010-04-01 06:25:00

A day after achieving beam collisions at 7 terra electron volts (TeV), physicists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research have begun efforts to increase the Large Hadron Collider's output from 50 collisions per second to 300.

2010-03-30 08:05:00

Officials at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) have successfully achieved a collision at 7 trillion electron volts (TeV), the latest milestone in their search for Higgs boson -- also known as the "God Particle" -- as they attempt to reach levels in their Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

2010-03-24 16:44:53

An experiment led by a University of Alberta researcher, at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, could dramatically change our concepts of basic physics, revolutionize our understanding of the Universe and could eventually lead to technologies in future generations that right now only exist in science fiction.

2010-03-23 12:20:00

Officials at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) have announced plans to attempt collisions of at least 7 TeV on March 30.

2010-03-19 12:05:00

Officials at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) have created the highest energy levels yet achieved in a particle accelerator.

2010-03-08 13:40:00

Big-bang experiments conducted at CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) might be able to prove the existence of dark matter, claims the research center's director general.

2010-03-01 09:25:00

In a bid to discover the secrets of the universe, scientists have restarted the world’s most powerful atom smasher, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) said on Sunday.

2010-02-22 06:30:00

Scientists are preparing for a new crusade in the exploration of the secrets of the universe, when in the days ahead, they will restart the world’s most powerful atom-smasher.

2010-02-16 14:51:07

One of the most exciting scientific instruments ever built, the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS), arrived at ESA’s Test Centre in the Netherlands for testing before being launched on the Space Shuttle to the ISS this July.

2010-02-04 06:50:00

A two-year continuous run through late 2011 will prove whether the “Big Bang" particle collider at CERN can shed light on the mystery of what gives mass to matter.

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